Antisocial compulsions induced under hypnotic trance.

  title={Antisocial compulsions induced under hypnotic trance.},
  author={J. Watkins},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={42 2},
  • J. Watkins
  • Published 1947
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of abnormal psychology
  • A COMMONLY held belief about hypnosis £\_ is that under trance a person cannot be made to commit crimes or be forced to do anything which he would not do under normal circumstances or which would violate his ethical sense. This belief is generally held both by laymen and professional psychologists, psychiatrists, and physicians. Rowland (3) conducted a series of experiments at Baylor which indicated that this was not the case and that individuals could be made to perform acts that endangered… CONTINUE READING
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